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Current Research Projects

Here are externally-funded research projects currently underway:

MIPAR Research

Health Care Financing and Economics
Principal InvestigatorI: Christine Yee (Economics)
Sponsor:  VA Boston Healthcare System

Examining Representation and Citizen Advocacy at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Principal Investigator – Tyson King-Meadows (Political Science)
Sponsor – Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Mental Health Treatment Study: Replication and Extended Impacts on Services Use
Principal Investigator – David Salkever (Public Policy)
Sponsor – National Institute of Mental Health

Open Forums Research
Principal Investigator – George La Noue (Public Policy)
Sponsor – Charles Koch Foundation

Baltimore City Public Health Emergency Response
Principal Investigator – Richard Bissell (Emergency Health Services)
Sponsor – Department of Homeland Security/City of Baltimore

A Cost-Benefit Study of Green & Healthy Homes Interventions in Baltimore, MD
Principal Investigators: David Salkever (Public Policy) and Michael Abrams (The Hilltop Institute)
Sponsor – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


Center for Aging Studies Research

Health and Long-term Care of Lesbian and Gay Older Adults
Principal Investigator: Ann Christine Frankowski (Sociology)
Sponsor: National Institute on Aging

Strategies for Managing Persons with Dementia in Assisted Living
Principal Investigator – Robert Rubinstein (Sociology) and Ann Christine Frankowski (CAS)
Sponsor – National Institute on Aging

Adult Day Services: Cultural Contexts and Programming Effects
Principal Investigator – Robert Rubinstein (Sociology)
Sponsor – National Institute on Aging